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Help shape the dialogue for the LAC Internet Governance Forum
Help shape the dialogue for the LAC Internet Governance Forum 02 September 2012 APC

APC is currently preparing for the 5th LAC preparatory Internet Governance Forum, to be held in Bogota, Columbia on 24-26 September 2012. We invite all actors interested in ICT for development, ICT policies and internet governance issues to help shape the dialogue agenda by completing a short survey.

New regulation threatens anonymity on the internet in Ecuador
New regulation threatens anonymity on the internet in Ecuador 15 August 2012 AL

The people of Ecuador are working together to get the government to change a new regulation that will allow the state to collect users’ personal data without a warrant.    

Call for proposals to host the fifth regional IGF in Latin America and the Caribbean
Call for proposals to host the fifth regional IGF in Latin America and the Caribbean 02 April 2012 APC

Together with its partners, APC is pleased to announce the fifth regional preparatory meeting in LAC for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), to be held in late 2012. As with the four previous IGF events, the purpose of the meeting is to provide a space for multi-stakeholder political dialogue.

Open spectrum in Ecuador: The debate must extend beyond the circle of experts
Open spectrum in Ecuador: The debate must extend beyond the circle of experts 21 March 2012 AF

Lack of knowledge about the ways that policies relating to the spectrum affect people’s lives is one of the primary obstacles for the participation of civil society in the regulatory debate. Marco Navas Alvear promotes solutions for this problem in this interview by APC as part of the “Open spectrum for development” project.

APC's submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Ecuador
APC's submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Ecuador 23 November 2011 APC

APC’s submission for Ecuador to the Universal Period Review process, with support from CIESPAL and Radialistas Apasionadas y Apasionados, highlights the critical importance of the Internet for human rights, as well as social and economic development.

The need to build alliances in Ecuador for better spectrum use and regulation
The need to build alliances in Ecuador for better spectrum use and regulation 15 November 2011 CIESPAL

Ecuador’s new constitution has created opportunities for democratising the spectrum based on a renewed vision of rights, and clearer definitions of the competencies required by the bodies that formulate policy and regulations. The priority now are civil society discussions on the legal reforms the new constitution demands says Marco Navas Alvear.

First Latin American and Caribbean convention of Internet Governance
First Latin American and Caribbean convention of Internet Governance 27 June 2011 APC

The Fourth Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will take place from August 8th to 11th, 2011 in the city of Port Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The event will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.

Regional Internet Governance Forum in Ecuador: Registration and financial assistance
Regional Internet Governance Forum in Ecuador: Registration and financial assistance 11 June 2010

Registration for the third Latin American and the Caribbean Internet Governance Forum is now open. The event will take place from 3-5 August in Quito, Ecuador. There will be financial assistance for representatives of organisations active in internet issues from LAC.

Open access to spectrum for development
Open access to spectrum for development 20 May 2010

Wireless technology could radically transform the lives of millions of people living with poor connectivity — but only if the policy makes sense. Our research critiques the situation in Africa, Asia and Latin America.  

Impact 2.0: Experimenting with social networking for policy change in Latin America
Impact 2.0: Experimenting with social networking for policy change in Latin America 12 April 2010

Politicians aren’t always aware that sound research that could help them make better policy decisions is out there waiting to be used. On the other hand, social networking websites are experiencing an explosive growth worldwide and Latin America is no exception. This new initiative, of which APC is a partner, will bring together researchers and activists to see if it is possible to influence ...

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